Raised in Sacramento California
Attended Sacramento City College AA in art. Glen Fishback school of photography.
Moved to Locke California 1971
Moved to San Francisco California 1079
1987-2012 Stopped doing serious image making to begin a family.
2012 Moved back to Locke and retired from Blue and Gold Fleet.
2012-2019 re-immersed myself back into serious image making. Using found objects with setups in studio to create images that could tell a narrative about my concerns about the climate and the decline of America.
Shows: Crocker Museum, Sacramento City College, Sacramento State College, Artist Contemporary Gallery, Open Ring. Chinese Culture Center, San Francisco, SF Camerawork, Viewpoint Gallery , Sacramento.
Images published in local, national and inter-national publications.
Co-author of Bitter Melon; Inside American's Last Rural Chinese Town. University of Washington Press 1987. Commonwealth Club Of California Silver Medal award and is still in print